Tag Archives: subsistence wages

being cranky about the Sequester (short)

Re the Sequester as a way to ‘fix’ the Deficit: Three out of five jobs created since the Crash of 2008 pay subsistence wages. For better than a decade, we’ve been shipping jobs overseas thanks to the removal of trade tariffs (due to NAFTA and GATT and all the other agreements) and the giving of […]

A Republican Plan for recovery rejected by the GOP

I haven’t gone rogue here. This is a plan that’s been around for a couple of years now. It bears no resemblance to the plan purportedly being advanced by Romney/Ryan. There are plenty of tax cuts for the wealthy in the plan being advanced by Willard Mitt, but there are no matching sticks for the […]